impermanent


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intended, used, or present for a limited time

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not permanent

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existing or enduring for a limited time only

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The title of the book contains the expression impermanent state, i.e.
"The guy just hopes his picture shows how sad, how temporary, how impermanent and how mortal, this sick f*** was.
Applying psychology and cognitive science to samsara (the cycle of suffering created by our attachment to the impermanent) "Fasting the Mind" explains how over reliance on the rational mind causes imbalances in the autonomic nervous system and suppresses our natural spontaneity, feelings, and intuition.
Her most recent show, "O ceu que nos protege" (The Sheltering Sky), displayed a selection of nineteen wall-mounted artworks that thoughtfully probe the status of images in contemporary life, particularly their constructed status and impermanent nature.
Among the formerly impermanent tax deductions that are now permanent is the option to deduct sales instead of income taxes.
They know that master plans have to change; they approvingly call them "impermanent constitutions." Accordingly, the mayor would direct the planning staff to update plans periodically.
Reflection turned from accomplishment and failure with the accompanying satisfaction and self-doubt, to a sense of wonder at the imperfect and impermanent nature of efforts and outcomes.
By creating domestic worlds that are both familiar and mysterious, I want to encourage an introspective dialogue about the changing and complicated relationship we all have with the idea of "home." I hope that the visual instability in my work hints at the fragile, tenuous, bittersweet, and impermanent nature of home and family, while also celebrating the power of memory to influence our perceptions of reality.
Because street painting is a performance art, the artwork is almost always impermanent. But it's the visual impression created in the public's minds that give him the biggest satisfaction as an artist.
Gunship With impermanent black I mark the horizon line.
The anti-independence campaign, Better Together, stressed the economic consequences of independence, fanning uncertainties about lost jobs, insecure pensions and Scotland's reliance on impermanent oil revenues.
So, like a scraggly clump of wildflowers held out to her with a smile, we celebrate today something sweet, mixed, imperfect, natural, impermanent and unique: Mother.
As bedrock fizzles free & pops we lose ontology amidst the fattened dark, trusting the dance floor with our impermanent parts, vigor that will flee like horses heart: a gluttonous sea, rusting the dance floor.
The impermanent nature of life on the chars means that the char-dwellers are made up of peoples in flux, including many refugees and illegal immigrants, often living without access to health care, electricity or proper sanitation.
"We're planning to do something with sand, a material that's very impermanent," says Paul, adding that water is another element that may enter the equation.